|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2012||referred to education|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 11, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 06, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Jun 05, 2012||1st report cal.1034|
|May 01, 2012||referred to education|
senate Bill S7144
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7144 - Details
S7144 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7144 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to alternative institutional support programs PURPOSE: To allow school districts to contract with approved alternative institutional support services programs to students at risk who may benefit from such programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends Section 3641 of the education law by adding a new subdivision 16. Paragraph one provides that public school districts shall be authorized to contract with alternative institutional support services programs to provide instruction and support services to special and non-special education students who are at-risk. Paragraph two provides that the contracting school district shall provide the alternative institutional support services program with the actual cost of services provided and that the students shall continue to be counted by the District of Residence for purposes of determining Federal and State Aid.
S7144 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7144 I N S E N A T E May 1, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to alternative institu- tional support programs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3641 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 16 to read as follows: 16. ALTERNATIVE INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT AID. A. BOARDS OF EDUCATION OF CITY, COMMON, UNION FREE AND CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SHALL BE AUTHOR- IZED TO CONTRACT WITH APPROVED ALTERNATIVE INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAMS TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONAL AND SUPPORT SERVICES TO SPECIAL EDUCATION AND/OR NON-SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS WHO ARE DEEMED BY THE DISTRICT TO BE AT-RISK. B. PAYMENT PURSUANT TO SUCH CONTRACT SHALL BE FROM THE DISTRICT TO THE APPROVED ALTERNATIVE INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM FOR THE ACTUAL COST OF THE APPROVED ALTERNATIVE INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM'S PROVISION OF SERVICES AND INCLUDE COSTS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, INSTRUCTIONAL, OPERATING AND SUPPORT SERVICES EXPENSES PROPORTIONATE TO THE STUDENT'S ATTENDANCE IN THE PROGRAM. STUDENTS WHO ATTEND THE APPROVED ALTERNATIVE INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM SHALL CONTINUE TO BE COUNTED BY THE DISTRICT OF RESIDENCE FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING FEDERAL AND STATE AID TO THE DISTRICT RELATIVE TO STUDENTS WITH AND WITHOUT DISABILITIES. C. DISTRICTS MAY ALSO CONTRACT WITH AN APPROVED ALTERNATIVE INSTITU- TIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM TO SERVE AS AN INTERIM ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL SETTING, AS DEFINED BY THE FEDERAL INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABIL- ITIES EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT AND CONCURRENT STATE LAW. A DISTRICT MAY CONTRACT WITH THE APPROVED ALTERNATIVE INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM FOR SERVICES AS AN INTERIM ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL SETTING WHEN- EVER A STUDENT IS ELIGIBLE FOR SUCH PLACEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH LAW, SUCH AS IN CERTAIN DISCIPLINARY CONTEXTS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15552-01-2
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